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 About Us Travel Marketing is a Vancouver-based company, with extensive connections in the international LGBTQ+ travel industry. We are also well connected locally, regionally and nationally, in Canada's LGBTQ+ communities, and are active in the mainstream business and travel industry within Canada and beyond. has been online since 1999 and Travel Marketing was launched in January, 2003. 

Our website is an extension of our experience, with over 30 years of hotel and bar management, sales and marketing, event production and publishing. Current, regularly updated information provides an interactive resource for consumers, travel agents, travel industry providers, and those wanting to reach the LGBTQ+ community.

In addition to our mobile-friendly, interactive web site, we produce two full colour, annual publications, in mullti-media formats; our Gay Friendly Vancouver - In Town Guide and our Gay Friendly Canada publication. Visitors can pick up free copies at the Peace Arch Visitor Centre at the Canada-USA border, Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre in downtown Vancouver, Little Sister's Bookstore in Davie Village, major downtown hotel Concierge desks, and at various venues throughout the city. We also take our publications on the road, to promote Vancouver and Canada internationally at LGBTQ+ special events. To see current samples of our guides, you can browse the digital Flash Flip-book editions by clicking on the cover images on our web site, our Downloadable PDF versions on any device, or the Kindle e-book editions on Amazon.

We also offer consulting services for organizations wanting to explore ways to further reach out to LGBTQ+ travelers and consumers. We will be happy to discuss details further on request. Feel free to give us a call, or send us an email.

We are long-standing members of IGLTA, Tourism Vancouver, GETA, the Vancouver Pride Society, and a number of other LGBTQ+ and tourism industry-related organizations.

We also regularly participate in Social Media, maintaining two active Twitter accounts, as well as Facebook, Instagram, Google +, Youtube, FlickR, Pinterest, Blogger, and more. 

PRESS's Angus Praught is also a regular reporter for OutLook TV, which is broadcast nationally on the OUTtv network and internationally on YouTube. Angus is also an International Member of the National Gay & Lesbian Journalists Association (NGLJA), and was the recipient of the 2012 Tourism Industry Leadership Award, for Travel Gay Canada.

We are often contacted by a variety of mixed media outlets and journalists, for information on Vancouver, and Canada, as well as our views on events and topics of interest related to the LGBTQ+ community. We also work closely with our partners in tourism, to co-host visiting LGBT journalists interested in a community perspective. 


Following are a few links to media coverage in which we participated or had a mention: 

OutLook TV, January 2018 - Davie Village Sign: Davie Village Sign

Outlook TV, December, 2017 - Government Apology to LGBTQ Canadians: 

Inside Vancouver, November 2017:

Travel Pulse, October 2017:  

Travel Pulse, September, 2017: 

Passport Magazine, September, 2017: 

Live Coverage of Vancouver Pride Parade, August 2017: 

Inside Vancouver, July 2017: 

CT Magazine LGBTQ+ Travel Feature, June 2017: 

Tourism Vancouver - You Belong in Vancouver, June 2017: Daichan Nakagawa & Angus Praught Video 

Inside Vancouver, June 2017:  

OutLook TV, Whistler Pride, February 2017:

Gay Friendly Canada, January 2017: 

OutLook TV, Canada Pride, January 2017:

Passport Magazine, May 2016: 

Whistler Pride Show 1, 2016: 

Whistler Pride Show 2, 2016:  

OutLook TV, January 2016:  

OUTtv, August 2015, Vancouver Pride Parade Special Presentation:  

Inside Vancouver, July 2015:  

 OutLook TV, February, 2015: Angus Praught co-hosts the Whistler Pride & Ski Festival Shows in Whistler - Show One: 

The Georgia Straight, March 2015: 

OutLook TV, February, 2015: Angus Praught co-hosts the Whistler Pride & Ski Festival Shows in Whistler - Show Two: 

OutSmart Magazine, Houston, February 2014: 

OutLook TV, February, 2014: Angus Praught co-hosts the February shows at WinterPride in Whistler: ,

OutLook TV, January, 2014: Angus Praught interviews Councilor Tim Stevenson before his trip to the Sochi Olympics and more:

CBC Radio interviews Angus Praught, December, 2013: - 

OutLook TV, November 2013 - Angus Praught interviews Svend Robinson, Dr. David Suzuki and MP Dr. Hedy Fry and more: 

Vancouver Courier, August, 2013: 

Gay Star News: 

OutLook TV September 2013 show on YouTube, after airing on Shaw TV in Vancouver and nationally on OUTtv: 

OUTtv - Vancouver Pride Parade Special Presentation: 

Vancouver Courier:

OutLook TV:

Travel Industry Today:

Metro News Vancouver: 

The Globe and Mail: 

Vancouver Sun:

Vancouver Sun:

Passport Magazine

Edge New York City

Gay Times London


Windy City Media Group, Chicago: 

The Bay Area Reporter  

Loop Canada (Japanese)

Vancouver Sun 

Xtra Archives

Vancouver Sun

Seattle Gay News

Canadian Encyclopedia

Free Dominion

Gay Newsnet

Edge Chicago

BC Business

BC Business



CONTACT US Travel Marketing Travel Marketing is registered with the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver. Business Licence #: 17-129014

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